Introducing young people to the work of scientists and encouraging them to pursue STEM-related careers is an important aspect of a new research-based science curriculum for middle school called Health in Our Hands: How can looking for thrills make me miserable? The unit, which explores the biology of addiction, starts with a video with teens’ testimonials about addiction to vaping. Students investigate the brain’s reward system from an evolutionary perspective, and examine its role in addictive behavior.
Congratulations to PRIME! The Mathematics and Statistics Associations Summit at MSU on Saturday, March 23rd drew over 60 speakers and attendees from around the country to address the opportunities and challenges for the future of mathematics and statistics education.
The group was welcomed by Ralph Putnam, Director of the Program in Mathematics Education, Phillip Duxbury, Dean of the College of Natural Science, and Robert Floden, Dean of the College of Education.
Applications are invited for a post-doctoral (fixed term) Research Associates in the CREATE for STEM Institute at Michigan State University. The successful candidate(s) will provide leadership for... More Info